The prosperity of your household depends not just on your human capital. It also depends critically on your significant other’s human capital. Whether your spouse is a bread winner or homemaker, his or her contribution to the family directly impacts everyone’s success, including yours.
There are at least three immediate implications to this observation:
The thrust of all this is that a relationship based on genuine affection and mutual respect is one you can rely on for the long-term. It’s an important pillar of stability throughout your life.